Pinterest Challenge Highlights

July 15th, 2012

It’s not ‘BOTB’ day, but it should be because there were so so many amazing projects linked up to the Summer Pinterest Challenge earlier this week!  Over 400 bloggers linked up their DIY talents, and I was blown away by all the creativity out there.  I simply couldn’t let the week go by without sharing a few highlights!

Dining room light bulb fixture by Love and Renovations

diy dining room light


Ceramic pot outdoor water fountain by Inspirations by D

outdoor water fountain


Card catalog jewelry box by Shannon at AKA Design




card catalog jewelry box akadesign


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X Base Table: Start to Finish

July 13th, 2012

Y’all saw the table we built for our home and in honor of the Pinterest Challenge earlier this week.  It was worthy of its very own post, so here is the step-by-step on how we built this rustic dark X base table by hand in a custom size.

x base table diy


We were inspired by all five of these tables (links:1/2/3/4/5 ), but mostly by the dark stain and classic X base shape.

the pinspiration


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